WHL Players at NHL Development Camps: Central Division


Over 20 WHL prospects are heading to the heartland of Canada and the U.S. to participate in NHL Development Camps.

A total of 29 players from 16 different WHL clubs were invited to development camps in Chicago, Colorado, Dallas, Minneapolis-St.Paul, Nashville, St. Louis and Winnipeg.

Of those players, 15 are attending camps on special invites from the club including Lethbridge Hurricanes forward Giorgio Estephan and Edmonton Oil Kings defenseman Brayden Gorda.

2017 first round NHL Draft pick Henri Jokiharju is among three drafted WHL players who will be attending Chicago Blackhawks Prospect Camp this coming weekend.

In total, 156 WHL players attended NHL Development Camps in 2017, including 55 invitees.

Chicago Blackhawks (3)

John Dahlstrom (Medicine Hat Tigers)
Henri Jokiharju (Portland Winterhawks)
Radovan Bondra (Prince George Cougars)


Colorado Avalanche (3)

RW Sami Moilanen (Seattle Thunderbirds) (INV)
LW Ty Lewis (Brandon Wheat Kings) (INV)
RW Nick Henry (Regina Pats)


Dallas Stars (6)

C Nick Chyzowski (Kamloops Blazers) (INV)
RW Brett Davis (Kootenay ICE)
C Vince Loschiavo (Kootenay ICE) (INV)
C Tomas Soustal (Kelowna Rockets) (INV)
D Brayden Gorda (Edmonton Oil Kings) (INV)
D Ondrej Vala (Kamloops Blazers) (FA)


Minnesota Wild (8)

LW Jack Walker (Victoria Royals) (INV)
C Giorgio Estephan (Lethbridge Hurricanes) (INV)
C Mason Shaw (Medicine Hat Tigers)
C Matt Bradley (Regina Pats) (INV)
D Artem Minulin (Swift Current Broncos) (INV)
D Kevin Davis (Everett Silvertips) (INV)
D Brennan Menell (Lethbridge Hurricanes) (INV)
D Braydyn Chizen (Kelowna Rockets)


Nashville Predators (2)

C Alex Overhardt (Portland Winterhawks) (INV)
F Ryan Hughes (Portland Winterhawks) (INV)


St. Louis Blues (2)

C Adam Musil (Red Deer Rebels)
C/LW Tanner Kaspick (Brandon Wheat Kings)


Winnipeg Jets (5)

G Cole Kehler (Portland Winterhawks) (INV)
C Skyler McKenzie (Portland Winterhawks)
C Michael Spacek (Red Deer Rebels)
C Jordy Stallard (Prince Albert Raiders)
C Jansen Harkins (Prince George Cougars)

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